Sun Belt Tournament - Western Kentucky vs South Alabama Final: 62-59 - Recap
T.J. Price scored 22 points leading Western Kentucky to a 62-59 victory over South Alabama at Summit Arena on Saturday.
Western Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
Western Kentucky got 18 points from George Fant and another 10 points from Jamal Crook. Aleksejs Rostov contributed 2 assists, while George Fant cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
South Alabama got 22 points from Augustine Rubit in a losing cause and another 11 points from Javier Carter. Augustine Rubit contributed 1 assists for them, while Augustine Rubit had 8 rebounds.
Western Kentucky hit the break leading 29-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored South Alabama as they grabbed 38 boards, while Western Kentucky only had 27.